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Mlearning Device Usage And Self Efficacy By Higher Education Faculty For Professional Activities: A Case Study, Elbert Davis May 2019

Mlearning Device Usage And Self Efficacy By Higher Education Faculty For Professional Activities: A Case Study, Elbert Davis

Elbert Davis

This study examined the level of use and the level of self-efficacy use of mLearning devices for faculty at one university. The study also examined the relationship between use and self-efficacy levels, and the challenges faced by faculty members concerning the use of mLearning devices for professional activities. A mixed-methods model was used to complete the study. A 17-item self-report survey was developed by the researcher to determine the frequency of use, and the self-efficacy level of faculty concerning professional activities. An interview protocol was used to collect additional information from selected respondents. Findings indicated statistically significant differences in mean ...


Understanding The Development Of Honors Students’ Connections With Faculty, Shannon R. Dean Apr 2019

Understanding The Development Of Honors Students’ Connections With Faculty, Shannon R. Dean

Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council --Online Archive

Nearly 40% of full-time students enrolled at four-year institutions depart within the first year. Previous research has shown college students are more likely to graduate if they have meaningful interactions with faculty. Honors students provide unique perspectives because of their high levels of interaction with faculty, yet not much is known about how these connections develop. The purpose of this study was to understand how honors students develop connections with faculty. Six upper-division students were interviewed, and participants reflected on meaningful connections made with faculty during their first year. Two themes were identified as influential in developing connections: approachability of ...


Faculty As Honors Problem Solvers, Annmarie Guzy Apr 2019

Faculty As Honors Problem Solvers, Annmarie Guzy

Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council --Online Archive

Postsecondary honors educators are adept at identifying problems and proposing solutions in honors education, but they may not disseminate their solutions effectively. This essay argues that honors administrators should familiarize themselves with the professional and scholarly resources that NCHC institutional membership affords, and then they should share what they have learned with honors teaching faculty. Rather than simply serving as advisors on administrative and programmatic issues, honors faculty also need the tools and opportunities to be effective honors problem solvers for day-to-day pedagogical issues.


Help Gilligan Get Off Sotl Island!, Catherine L. Ford, Deidra Peaslee Jan 2019

Help Gilligan Get Off Sotl Island!, Catherine L. Ford, Deidra Peaslee

SoTL Commons Conference

Do you feel stranded on an island without colleagues who understand and value SoTL? How can you initiate campus conversations to change SoTL work from an individual endeavor to an institutional priority? This session identifies steps faculty members can take to encourage their institutions to develop or expand institutional support systems through communities of practice. In our SoTL journey we’re asked “How do I do something like this at my institution? What steps can I take to expand SoTL now and in the future?” Using dialogue and activities participants will leave with steps to help get Gilligan to the ...


Mlearning Device Usage And Self Efficacy By Higher Education Faculty For Professional Activities: A Case Study, Elbert Davis Jan 2018

Mlearning Device Usage And Self Efficacy By Higher Education Faculty For Professional Activities: A Case Study, Elbert Davis

Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

This study examined the level of use and the level of self-efficacy use of mLearning devices for faculty at one university. The study also examined the relationship between use and self-efficacy levels, and the challenges faced by faculty members concerning the use of mLearning devices for professional activities. A mixed-methods model was used to complete the study. A 17-item self-report survey was developed by the researcher to determine the frequency of use, and the self-efficacy level of faculty concerning professional activities. An interview protocol was used to collect additional information from selected respondents. Findings indicated statistically significant differences in mean ...


Educational Development Needs Of Higher Education Faculty Working With Ells, Kevin Joseph Martin Jan 2018

Educational Development Needs Of Higher Education Faculty Working With Ells, Kevin Joseph Martin

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

This study was undertaken to examine the educational development (ED) needs of higher education (HE) faculty who have English language learners (ELLs) in their mainstream courses but do not have specialized training in teaching such students. A quantitative approach was used to explore the impact of any existing ED and areas that might need improvement. This study, guided by andragogy, examined the pedagogical needs of these HE faculty. A cross-sectional analysis of online survey data using a multiple analysis of variance (MANOVA) and multiple analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) examined the ED needs and available resources of faculty with respect to ...


Comparison Of Theory-Practice Link In Us And Uk Student Nurses, Thayer W. Mcgahee, Betty Abraham-Settles Mar 2017

Comparison Of Theory-Practice Link In Us And Uk Student Nurses, Thayer W. Mcgahee, Betty Abraham-Settles

SoTL Commons Conference

Nurse education in Higher Education aims to prepare student nurses to develop their abilities to integrate theory taught within the classroom into their clinical or practice placement. A collaborative, qualitative research project was undertaken between the University of South Carolina Aiken, USA and University of Hertfordshire, UK to explore, compare and evaluate the influence of Academic Professors/ Link Lecturers* in enabling 1st year student nurses to make the connection between theory and practice. The study was informed by current literature on theory-practice, Academic Professors/ Link Lecturers and student nurses’ experiences and perspectives.

(*faculty in the US are called academic ...


Implementing A Sotl Program At A Community College, Kimberly A. Delauro, Ann Tate, Dawn Eaton Mar 2017

Implementing A Sotl Program At A Community College, Kimberly A. Delauro, Ann Tate, Dawn Eaton

SoTL Commons Conference

San Jacinto College implemented a SoTL Group on its South campus and by doing so, the college has been able to bring research into the college culture in a systematic way, encouraging faculty to make research-driven decisions with regard to the discipline-specific approaches they take in the classroom. Also, because research is not typically a requirement at the community college level, SoTL gives faculty an opportunity to hone their research skills and share scholarly inquiry with their colleagues on the campus, district, and national level. SoTL can positively affect the culture and can revive creativity in the classroom.


Summary Report Of A Faculty Colloquium Held On The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ Of The Holy Father Francis On Care For Our Common Home, Mark C. Kiley May 2016

Summary Report Of A Faculty Colloquium Held On The Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ Of The Holy Father Francis On Care For Our Common Home, Mark C. Kiley

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

The Papal Encyclical, issued in summer of 2015, elicited the attention of ten faculty members in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. All but two of the participants were faculty members based primarily in Staten Island. What follows is a collection of highlights from the formal presentations.


The Effects Of Motivational Strategies To Increase Teachers’ Commitment And Enthusiasm, Donna A. Fiumara Jan 2016

The Effects Of Motivational Strategies To Increase Teachers’ Commitment And Enthusiasm, Donna A. Fiumara

Masters of Arts in Education Action Research Papers

Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore motivational strategies that can be used to increase faculty and staff’s motivation in a small private Montessori school, located in New Jersey. Ten members of the faculty and staff participated in this action research project over the course of six weeks. Pre-data collection included an online motivational quiz that identified each faculty and staff member’s top three motivators. Short term goals were created by the participant with the administrator in a pre-conference based on the motivator results of each individual’s pre-test. The administrator used the motivational strategies of ...


Preferred Learning Mode, Instructor Competence And Tuition Reimbursement: What Our Faculty And Students Are Telling Us, John C. Griffith, Rita Herron Jun 2015

Preferred Learning Mode, Instructor Competence And Tuition Reimbursement: What Our Faculty And Students Are Telling Us, John C. Griffith, Rita Herron

John Griffith

This research examined comments in open response areas from 228 faculty and 659 student surveys regarding learning mode preference (classroom, online, video synchronous) instructor competence with technology and the impact of tuition reimbursement on student choice of learning mode. Most faculty and students viewed traditional classroom as the best option for quality interaction and learning. EagleVision Home (synchronous video learning) courses were noted for increased social presence and online courses were viewed as the most flexible option to take a class. Faculty and students emphasized the need for interaction in distance learning environments. Members of both groups highlighted technical issues ...


Interview Of Margaret Mccoey, M.S., Margaret M. Mccoey, Matthew Riffe Apr 2015

Interview Of Margaret Mccoey, M.S., Margaret M. Mccoey, Matthew Riffe

All Oral Histories

Margaret “Peggy” McCoey is the Director of Graduate Programs in Computer Information Science, Information Technology, and Economic Crime Forensics at La Salle University. Born in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia in 1957, Peggy grew up in St. Martin of Tours parish attending their grade school before going to Little Flower High School. After graduation in 1975, Peggy entered La Salle University an undergraduate where she received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. Peggy received a master’s degree from Villanova in 1984. Beginning in 1982, Peggy McCoey has taught at La Salle University in some capacity. Throughout the ...


Preferred Learning Mode, Instructor Competence And Tuition Reimbursement: What Our Faculty And Students Are Telling Us, John C. Griffith, Rita Herron Oct 2014

Preferred Learning Mode, Instructor Competence And Tuition Reimbursement: What Our Faculty And Students Are Telling Us, John C. Griffith, Rita Herron

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

This research examined comments in open response areas from 228 faculty and 659 student surveys regarding learning mode preference (classroom, online, video synchronous) instructor competence with technology and the impact of tuition reimbursement on student choice of learning mode. Most faculty and students viewed traditional classroom as the best option for quality interaction and learning. EagleVision Home (synchronous video learning) courses were noted for increased social presence and online courses were viewed as the most flexible option to take a class. Faculty and students emphasized the need for interaction in distance learning environments. Members of both groups highlighted technical issues ...


What Our Faculty And Students Are Telling Us, John C. Griffith, Rene Herron Oct 2014

What Our Faculty And Students Are Telling Us, John C. Griffith, Rene Herron

John Griffith

This research examined comments in open response areas from 228 faculty and 659 student surveys regarding learning mode preference (classroom, online, video synchronous) instructor competence with technology and the impact of tuition reimbursement on student choice of learning mode. Most faculty and students viewed traditional classroom as the best option for quality interaction and learning. EagleVision Home (synchronous video learning) courses were noted for increased social presence and online courses were viewed as the most flexible option to take a class. Faculty and students emphasized the need for interaction in distance learning environments. Members of both groups highlighted technical issues ...


Campus-Wide Assessment Of Sotl: Analysis Of Perceptions, Engagement And Obstacles, Andi Beth Mincer, Sabrina Hessinger Mar 2012

Campus-Wide Assessment Of Sotl: Analysis Of Perceptions, Engagement And Obstacles, Andi Beth Mincer, Sabrina Hessinger

SoTL Commons Conference

Published literature on campus-wide assessment of faculty knowledge, perceptions and participation in Scholarship of Teaching Learning (SoTL) is scant. Presenters will describe a survey instrument specifically developed for general faculty assessment of this topic. The survey was constructed by compiling and modifying the most relevant elements of previously published instruments. Analyses include comparisons made based on factors such as college, department and rank. Survey data revealed, for example, that faculty reported high levels of understanding and value of SoTL in higher education, but low levels of actual participation in SoTL activities. Plans for on-campus utilization of these results, including informing ...


How To Create A Faculty-Driven Cost Effective Sotl Center, Philip Dunwoody, Jay Hosler, Kathy Westcott, David Drews, Michael Boyle Mar 2011

How To Create A Faculty-Driven Cost Effective Sotl Center, Philip Dunwoody, Jay Hosler, Kathy Westcott, David Drews, Michael Boyle

SoTL Commons Conference

This presentation will describe the creation of a cost effective, faculty-driven center focused on the advancement of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at a small liberal arts college. The center, initially funded by a three-year grant from the Teagle Foundation, was designed to promote 1) an open and honest discussion of issues related to teaching effectiveness; 2) an awareness of the literature on evidence-based practices in education; 3) scholarly teaching practices on campus; and 4) faculty involvement in the scholarship of teaching and learning. The development of the SoTL center, including the structure of the faculty-run SoTL center board ...


Promoting Student Engagement In A Large First-Year Inquiry Program: Keys To Success, Michael J. Stebleton, Gary Peter, Murray Jensen Jan 2010

Promoting Student Engagement In A Large First-Year Inquiry Program: Keys To Success, Michael J. Stebleton, Gary Peter, Murray Jensen

Michael J. Stebleton

This articles describes a first-year experience program at the University of Minnesota-TC that focuses on exploring "food issues" from interdisciplinary perspectives. Strategies for student engagement and tools for pedagogy are provided.


January 7 1971, Friday Bulletin Jan 1971

January 7 1971, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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December 18 1970, Friday Bulletin Dec 1970

December 18 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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December 11 1970, Friday Bulletin Dec 1970

December 11 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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December 4 1970, Friday Bulletin Dec 1970

December 4 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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November 20 1970, Friday Bulletin Nov 1970

November 20 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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November 13 1970, Friday Bulletin Nov 1970

November 13 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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November 6 1970, Friday Bulletin Nov 1970

November 6 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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October 30 1970, Friday Bulletin Oct 1970

October 30 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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October 23 1970, Friday Bulletin Oct 1970

October 23 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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October 16 1970, Friday Bulletin Oct 1970

October 16 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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October 2 1970, Friday Bulletin Oct 1970

October 2 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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September 25 1970, Friday Bulletin Sep 1970

September 25 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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September 18 1970, Friday Bulletin Sep 1970

September 18 1970, Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin

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